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7.00 CPE Hours (Category 1, Category 2, Category 3, Category 4, Others)
Classroom


Programme Objective
 
The yearly public reports issued by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) often garner widespread attention in the various media. Public sector organisations that are reported on, are often thrown into the limelight. These organisations, in particular, the public officers dealing in public financial management and procurement, are often placed under tremendous pressure to address the audit findings. There are many learning lessons to be gleaned off these audit findings.
 
This one-day programme deals with the contemporary issues that are faced by Singapore’s public sector organisations. They are primarily in 2 key areas: public procurement and financial controls (with a focus on payment process, including grant management). Participants to this interactive programme will be presented with numerous case scenarios for discussion and sharing of perspectives and experiences.

Programme Outline


Introduction to Audit Findings

  • Overview of Audit Findings in Recent Years
  • Key Areas of Audit Concerns
 
Challenges in Public Procurement
  • Overview of Procurement Framework
    • Identifying the Control Issues in the Procurement Lifecycle
  • Key Audit Issues
    • E.g. specification writings, evaluation, contract management
  • Audit Concerns & the Evolving Procurement Landscape
 
Challenges in Financial Controls
  • Overview of Financial Control Framework
  • Key Audit Issues
    • E.g. grant management, development projects, payment process
 
Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment
 

Intended For

All who are interested in audit findings in public financial management and procurement, public officers and personnel with dealings with public sector organisations.

Schedule & Fees

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Programme Objective
 
The yearly public reports issued by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) often garner widespread attention in the various media. Public sector organisations that are reported on, are often thrown into the limelight. These organisations, in particular, the public officers dealing in public financial management and procurement, are often placed under tremendous pressure to address the audit findings. There are many learning lessons to be gleaned off these audit findings.
 
This one-day programme deals with the contemporary issues that are faced by Singapore’s public sector organisations. They are primarily in 2 key areas: public procurement and financial controls (with a focus on payment process, including grant management). Participants to this interactive programme will be presented with numerous case scenarios for discussion and sharing of perspectives and experiences.

Programme Outline


Introduction to Audit Findings

  • Overview of Audit Findings in Recent Years
  • Key Areas of Audit Concerns
 
Challenges in Public Procurement
  • Overview of Procurement Framework
    • Identifying the Control Issues in the Procurement Lifecycle
  • Key Audit Issues
    • E.g. specification writings, evaluation, contract management
  • Audit Concerns & the Evolving Procurement Landscape
 
Challenges in Financial Controls
  • Overview of Financial Control Framework
  • Key Audit Issues
    • E.g. grant management, development projects, payment process
 
Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment
 

Intended For

All who are interested in audit findings in public financial management and procurement, public officers and personnel with dealings with public sector organisations.

Programme Facilitator(s)


No course instances or course instance sessions available.